Natural History Magazine
July 01, 2019
Odissi: A reconstructed classical dance of India
The poetry sculpted onto temple stone and performed by living Odissi dancers forms a confluence of grace and sensuality.
November 01, 2018
A midnight ceremony in Bali consecrates the newly-made dance masks for use in sacred ritual.
March 01, 2018
Bedoyo: Weapon of the Sultan
A Javanese court dance represents and reinforces the power of the sultan and the values of the culture.
March 01, 2017
The Lila of the Gnawa: A Ritual Traverse from Slavery to Redemption
The Gnawa of Morocco employ an all-night ritual
of trance dancing to make peace with the residual
memories of enslavement.
Gnawa - Morocco
June 01, 2016
A choreographer expresses the contemporary
paradox of being a woman, Muslim, North
African, Arab, and artist.
March 01, 2016
The Himalayan nation of Bhutan prepares for
the sixtieth birth anniversary of previous king.
The birthday gift of choice for this benevolent
monarch is dance.
October 01, 2015
A Romantic in Search of the Authentic
A look into Myanmar's dance traditions.
March 01, 2015
From War to Enlightenment
A Bhutanese ritual enactment celebrates a
historic battle strategem.
June 01, 2019
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Choreographs Bach
Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker presents Bach's Six Brandenburg Concertos in the epic 55,000-square-foot Drill Hall at New York's Park Avenue Armory.
Drive East 2018
The 2018 Drive East Festival of Indian Music and Dance offered an inspiring week-long program featuring a rich variety of top-level performing artists from India and the United States.
A Conversation with Maya Kulkarni and Mesma Belsaré
An interview with the highly talented Indian dancer and artist, Mesma Belsaré, and her mentor/choreographer, Maya Kulkarni.
In the Court of Yogyakarta
The court musicians and dancers of Yogyakarta perform signature dance traditions at Asia Society.
December 31, 2018
The Space Between
Andrea Miller's Gallim Dance Company receives a year-long residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Site-Specific at the Rubin
The Rubin Museum partners with Pentacle Management in a series of site-specific dance offerings in their galleries.
September 01, 2018
A Day in the Life of Nrityagram
At the odissi dance village outside of Bangalore, the dancers create a new choreography -- Dasavataar -- The Ten Incarnations of Vishnu.
June 01, 2018
Three Israeli Choreographers
Three Israeli choreographers produce works that reflect the society's intensity and directness owing to a history of existential concerns.
The Drive East Festival of Indian Music and Dance offers bold choreographic ideas in tandem with respect for tradition and super-charged dancing.
January 01, 2018
Two English Operas
Mark Morris brings generous double bill of Britten's Curlew River and Purcell's Dido and Aeneas to the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
September 01, 2017
A Mosaic in the Making
A look at the process as Belgian-Moroccan choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui creates a commission for the Martha Graham Dance Company.
Ohad Naharin and the Batsheva Dance Company of Israel deliver a plea for the soul of their country with Last Work.
Geimaruza Nihon Buyo
The youthful nihon buyo dance ensemble from Japan offers selections from the traditional repertoire that capture the essence of Japanese culture and sensibilities.
June 01, 2017
Dancing Black Lives (Matter)
2016 BAM Next Wave Festival becomes well-disposed platform for Black Lives Matter message.
White Lights 2016
Lincoln Center's White Light Festival grapples with what it means to be human (or humane) and finds that Indian dance has done this centuries.
Next Wave 2016
An abundance of talent is presented at the 2016 Next Wave Festival at Brooklyn Academy of Music – especially in the smaller venues.
Of Mortals and Spirits
The Kanze Noh Theatre from Japan took audiences on a journey into their 700-year-old ritualized blend of music, poetry, drama, and dance at the 2016 Lincoln Center Festival.